ester gum


ester gum
noun
: a resinous ester or mixture of esters made by combining a resin of acid nature or resin acids with a polyhydric alcohol; especially : a hard usually pale substance made by heating rosin with glycerol and used in varnishes, lacquers, and printing inks

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Chem.
any of several hard resins produced by the esterification of a natural resin, esp. rosin, with a polyhydric alcohol, chiefly glycerol: used in the manufacture of paints, varnishes, and lacquers.
[1935-40]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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